Olathe, Kansas 

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The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Olathe is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kansas.

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September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Olathe, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Olathe, KansasUnited States
  40.9 in.38.1 in.
  13.2 in.27.8 in.
  90.0 days106.2 days
  217 days205 days
  88.1°85.8°
  20.3°21.7°
  7.37
  4.44.3
  1037 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Olathe with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Kansas. In Olathe, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Olathe are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Olathe with an average of 20.3°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Olathe, there are 30.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Kansas.


In Olathe, there are 105.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Olathe, there are 2.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Olathe with 5.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.9 inches in Olathe means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Olathe with 10.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 90.0 rainy days annually in Olathe, which is rainier than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.2 inches in Olathe means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Olathe with 4.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Olathe    15 Reviews
    Bedroom community, great schools, lacks diversity - 4/26/2019
    I've lived in Olathe for 12 years. Olathe is a quiet bedroom community with great schools. 21st Century program provides many career path choices at the high school... Read More

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    Redneck Hippie - 4/8/2018
    I'm just going to give it right to ya! Olathe is closer of a normal mid-class neighborhood than say; Overland Park$$$. And if you like hoe-down country style, go South... Read More

    In Johnson County, KS since 1977 - 6/2/2015
    Lived in Olathe since about 1980. I can say Olathe is a great place to make a living, live life etc. It's one of those places that the UPS driver can leave a package... Read More


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